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The Party at the End of the Summer

It was oppressively hot, but it was worse inside. The idea for the party had been born earlier that month, straight out of the heatwave, full of desperate loneliness and braised, salted wounds. He had thought that the heat had … Continue reading

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Asking For It?

TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE Most people that know me can agree that I’m an outspoken feminist. They know that I stand up for women’s rights, try to be politically correct, the list goes on. They know that I love to write … Continue reading

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That Night

Steam clouds the windows. A flame wavers under the bulk of a teapot slowly growing discolored from the brewing tea. Jars of rice and pasta sit stoic behind the tea against the foggy window. The white tiles alight in a ring … Continue reading

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The Cupcakes (3)

Not a single tear escapes my eyes as I sit back up and slowly gain footing. “Is that all you need for now Madame Clarisse?” I ask, the pain becoming a cold and unwavering part of my voice. Madame Clarisse’s … Continue reading

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The Cupcakes (2)

My knees sting. And my face feels as if it is about to burst. “Get up you worthless, idiotic oaf.” Now Clarisse is shouting, but it only registers as a faint ringing. I slowly get to my feet. Biting back a … Continue reading

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The Cupcakes (1)

“Is there anything else I can get you Madame Clarisse, Magnum Damarion?” I curtsey as she stares critically at the cupcakes. She frowns down at the cupcakes and asks in an eerily silent voice, “Are they the sugar-free, I asked … Continue reading

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Belief

They were on the battlement looking out at the sea of fog that lay just a foot below them, so thick it looked like the edge of the world. She was sitting in the embrasure, the tips of her feet brushing … Continue reading

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